Quick follow up as leopard killing case gains media attention

The case that I was referring to in my post yesterday is now starting to gain media attention. I’ve mentioned before how the trophy hunting of leopards is a mechanism which drives illegal trade through the creation of “commodities” or items of value. This is becoming an ever present element in our fight to protect the leopard. Yet we have entities such as WWF, some members of the British Royal family and the US Government, to name a few, which give carefully worded endorsements of trophy hunting.  There’s link to a media article below.

Willits man who killed endangered leopard pleads guilty